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I wrote this song last week in honor of the Black Panther Party:
If invited, I will perform it at the anniversary events.
La Pena Cultural Center https://m.facebook.com/LaPenaCulturalCente…
Revolution 2.0 an exhibition featuring Black Panther Party photo gallery, Inkworks Press posters, Zapatista art intersections and local artists. On through October 10th
LIFE IS LIVING in collaboration with Oakland Museum of California. DeFremery Park at 16th Street & Adeline in West Oakland. Community Art Mural Projects. October 8, 2016. 10 am to 5 pm Saturday. Music. Food. Dance. Art. Drum Circle. Hip Hop. SkatePark. FREE. lifeisliving.org
You failed to mention the wonderful exhibit at the Oakland Main Library's Oakland History Room, "Revolution is a Daily Struggle: remembering the Black Panther Party's Social Programs." http://oaklandlibrary.org/exhibits/revolution-daily-struggle-remembering-black-panther-partys-social-programs
The Panthers were fulfilling lots of basic social needs that the local and state governments were not addressing. That's an important part of their legacy. Check out this exhibit!
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